A bipartisan group of lawmakers has started exploring another round of coronavirus relief funding for small businesses as a surge of the highly contagious omicron variant threatens to unleash more economic havoc.
Sens. Ben Cardin, D-Md., and Roger Wicker, R-Miss., have spearheaded an effort to provide small businesses with additional federal aid, a person familiar with the matter told FOX Business. The news was first reported by The Washington Post.
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The source said the duo is crafting a package based on a bill the pair introduced in August that would replenish the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, a program created by Democrats in March 2021 that gave food and beverage providers grants equal